Don’t get caught out by GDPR

by Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office, Altrincham The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR will take affect from 25th May 2018 and will replace the Data Protection Act / Directive implemented in 1998. The new regulations acknowledge the immense change in the scale and management of people's personal data and was felt to be … Continue reading Don’t get caught out by GDPR

How to motivate talented workers

By Steve Upham : Director of altspace Coworking Office, Altrincham This October we welcomed Natalie Lewis from Dynamic HR Services to altspace to give a really thought provoking speech on some topical challenges in her industry.  Company culture, flexibility and experiences are increasingly significant to younger workers.  Today, they can offer more motivation than salary … Continue reading How to motivate talented workers

Start Up School 5 : Research and Promotions

Market Research and Early Promotional Work If you’re starting up in business or deciding to go it alone as a freelancer it’s important to know who your customers will be. This is one of the foundations of your enterprise and will have an impact on your company strategy, marketing plan and promotions. Promotional Work is … Continue reading Start Up School 5 : Research and Promotions

Startup School 3 : Branding your Business

Steve Upham : Director of altspace coworking office, Altrincham Once you've established your company structure and financing then you need to think deeply about naming and branding your business.  It's a cliche but first impressions count and you want to create a favourable presence and emphasise professionalism from day one.  This week I'll cover some recommended … Continue reading Startup School 3 : Branding your Business